Month: September 2019

Mother of assassinated activist Berta Cáceres speaks out against US-backed Honduran dictatorship

The Grayzone traveled to rural Honduras to visit the home of murdered activist Berta Cáceres. Anya Parampil sat down with her mother for an interview.

Video by Ben Norton

Continue reading “Mother of assassinated activist Berta Cáceres speaks out against US-backed Honduran dictatorship”

Instead of threats, Trump can easily defuse Iran crisis he created

The Trump administration continues to threaten Iran after blaming it, without evidence, for the recent bombing of Saudi oil facilities. Trita Parsi argues that President Trump has an easy path to resolve the standoff: rejoin the Iran nuclear deal that he abandoned and negotiate additional issues with Tehran.

Continue reading “Instead of threats, Trump can easily defuse Iran crisis he created”

UK worsens Julian Assange’s persecution as US seeks extradition

Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief of Wikileaks, says that UK authorities are holding Julian Assange in worse conditions than accused terrorists and ‘making it impossible’ for him to fight US extradition.

Continue reading “UK worsens Julian Assange’s persecution as US seeks extradition”

John Bolton is out, but neocon agenda stays

Lawrence Wilkerson, who served alongside John Bolton in the Bush administration, discusses the ouster of the “ruthless” neoconservative war hawk as Trump’s National Security Adviser.

Continue reading “John Bolton is out, but neocon agenda stays”

La hipocresía de Hausmann: Ganando dinero de dictaduras mientras promueve ‘democracia’ en Venezuela

Ricardo Hausmann arremetió contra bancos por hacer negocios con el negocio electo de Venezuela. Pero sus declaraciones financieras a Harvard demuestran que el economista conspirador recibió estipendios de reyes, dictadores e invasores.

Por Anya Parampil

Continue reading “La hipocresía de Hausmann: Ganando dinero de dictaduras mientras promueve ‘democracia’ en Venezuela”

Outing of CIA’s Kremlin mole echoes Iraq WMD hoax

The outing of a CIA informant inside of the Kremlin raises new questions about the Russia investigation and the intelligence officials behind it.

Continue reading “Outing of CIA’s Kremlin mole echoes Iraq WMD hoax”

Ex-CIA analyst on why he predicted John Bolton’s firing

Ex-CIA analyst John Kiriakou discusses why he accurately predicted John Bolton’s ouster as National Security Adviser; who might replace him; and the Democratic leadership’s anemic response.

Continue reading “Ex-CIA analyst on why he predicted John Bolton’s firing”

Are Jeffrey Epstein’s secrets buried with him?

The prison death of convicted pedophile and financier Jeffrey Epstein raises concerns that the mysteries surrounding his case — including whether he worked with US intelligence, who his criminal accomplices were, and whether anyone will be held to account for his crimes — will be resolved.

Continue reading “Are Jeffrey Epstein’s secrets buried with him?”

Embassy insider exposes CNN lies about Julian Assange

A “bombshell” CNN report claimed to show how Wikileaks founder Julian Assange published stolen Democratic Party emails in 2016 in cooperation with the Russian government from his place of refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy. Ecuadorian diplomat Fidel Narváez — who served in the embassy throughout Assange’s stay — says that CNN’s report was error-ridden and defamatory.

Continue reading “Embassy insider exposes CNN lies about Julian Assange”

‘Go to hell’: Venezuelan coup leader Ricardo Hausmann stages WhatsApp meltdown when confronted with his own hypocrisy and lack of transparency

Over the course of an entire day, Venezuelan coup leader Ricardo Hausmann melted down on WhatsApp after I confronted him about his hypocritical financial dealings and opacity. Hausmann has accepted speaking fees from repressive governments like Saudi Arabia while slamming banks that did business in Venezuela.

By Anya Parampil

Continue reading “‘Go to hell’: Venezuelan coup leader Ricardo Hausmann stages WhatsApp meltdown when confronted with his own hypocrisy and lack of transparency”